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Chapel Hill, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Chapel Hill had a population of 1,540 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chapel Hill is located at latitude 35.6287 and longitude -86.6949 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chapel Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Town of Chapel Hill (GNIS ID: 2406254) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Chapel Hill is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chapel Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chapel Hill: Chapelhill.

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Chapel Hill, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,540
Population in Households 1,540
Population in Familes 1,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 476
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 607
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 439
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $143,103
Average Home Value $175,548


Median Household Income $47,862
Average Household Income $60,560
Per Capita Income $23,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 1.04%
Households 0.76% 0.94%
Families 1.22% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chapel Hill, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chapel Hill to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 230 46th
Population Density1 # 227 47th
Diversity Index2 # 197 54th
Median Household Income # 94 78th
Per Capita Income # 125 71st

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